Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Lauren is back at LIU, Post teaching acting and devising (among a few super fun Independent Study's and Thesis'!) It is going to be a very different year filled with challenges we can't even foresee yet, but I'm grateful for my colleagues and students and believe in the resilience of young artists. Sending all my love and thoughts to all the educators going back to the classroom this month!
Friday, April 30, 2020
What an incredibly challenging time it is. I miss the classroom, I miss the rehearsal room, I miss the theatre. The world is scary and lonely, I know. I know it seems like there is no way to continue making our work because of these circumstances. And it's important to know that you don't have to, your only obligation is to get yourself through this weird time. But if you do have some thing to make, to propose, to say, I hope that you will make it in any way you can. Because art is not just a way distract ourselves from the world, art is a blueprint for the way the world could be. And when this is over we're going to need a few blueprints. For me, writing or making anything huge right now has felt super overwhelming so I'm writing and making teeny things. Teeny Tiny things, to be exact! I've began writing and posting my QuaranTeeny Tiny Play Series on the Lauren Reinhard Performance Works Facebook and Instagram pages. I've also started a Quarantine Sessions Series of tiny pieces that are also being posted to the FB and IG pages. I decided to post these small works in hopes we might find a community somehow in our work. If you feel so inclined head over to FB and/or IG to see what I'm up to. Let's do it together.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Tomorrow Lauren starts another year teaching at LIU, Post. This year she will be teaching Devised Theatre and Acting. Have a great year, everyone!
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Yesterday Lauren returned home from Transit Festival IX - Hope in Action: Theatre, Women, Will. She experienced 12 days, 50 performances, 112 international artists, countless laughs, tears, hugs, ideas expressed, connections made, and experiences shared. She is so grateful for the beautiful experiences and people she's gotten to be with for the past 2 weeks and is energized for the days ahead and looks forward to joining the Magdalenas again soon.
Monday, June 10, 2019
This morning Lauren will be traveling to Holstebro, Denmark to participate in the 9th Transit Festival with the Magdalena Project at the Odin Theatre. She will spend two weeks training and sharing work with this international network of women in theatre.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Wishing you the happiest and most fulfilling 2019! Lauren is spending her time this year teaching her wonderful students at LIU Post and writing. Her work with her fabulous midwife and artist from The Midwives is continuing and she is focusing on her new play, Thank You for Listening (or the Everyday Dying of Stained Glass Shadows.) She is looking forward to beginning a development process for this piece as soon as it is complete!
Saturday, September 20, 2018
Lauren is absolutely thrilled to be joining The Midwives this season for their current term of the Midwife Circle. She is looking forward to being in this rich community of artists joined together to support each other's art making practice! Learn more about this fantastic company, founded by her friend Emily Ritger, here.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Lauren is thrilled to be returning to LIU, Post to be teaching Devising for the 3rd year.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
After a great summer off with her family, Lauren is back in New York and excited to be developing the next play in her Woods Cannon, Thank You for Listening, or the Everyday Dying of Stained Glass Shadows. In development readings will be posted as they come up!
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Lauren is so pleased to be returning to the High School Writer's Seminar at Sarah Lawrence College next week to teach an Experimental Theatre Workshop with dear friends and inspiring colleagues!
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Principal filming has begun on the pilot episode of "Good For You," the new web series Lauren is directing, created and starring Adam Newborn. Look out for "Good For You" this fall!
Friday, April 27, 2018
Twelve Batches to Midnight was read last night at Dixon Place. Lauren is looking forward to continuing the work.
Monday, February 26, 2018
Lauren's new play Twelve Batches to Midnight will be read at Dixon Place on Thursday, April 26th at 8pm.
Saturday, February 5, 2018
Lauren's new play Twelve Batches to Midnight began a development process with an invited reading at A.R.T/NY tonight. Close collaborators, colleagues, and friends joined to read and hear the new play. "Twelve Batches to Midnight" is the second play in the "Woods Cannon" and Lauren is looking forward to continuing to develop this new piece. Stay tuned for more on this play later this season!
Monday, November 6, 2017
Lauren is thrilled to once again be coming back to LIU Post to direct the Freshman Showcase for the 7th year.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Lauren spent the weekend in Woodstock, NY with Sarah School working on their Commuter Assembly partnership and their newest work together. They are feeling inspired by their time away and ready to keep rolling!
Monday, October 2, 2017
Sunday, September 3, 2017
Lauren is happy to be back at LIU Post teaching Devised Theatre in the MFA program.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Lauren is teaching an Experimental Theatre Workshop at Sarah Lawrence College at a High School Writer's Seminar this week. She is being inspired by her talented students and fellow faculty!
Monday, May 15, 2017
Lauren's devising collective with Sarah Scholl, Commuter Assembly, performed a work in progress at Dixon Place last night. They are currently working on a piece about communication; how we communicate as humans and how we as theatre makers communicate with our audiences. We are throwing traditional theatrical troupes out the window in hopes of finding our own new vocabularies with which to both create work and communicate with our audiences. This showing marked the beginning of a long process and we are excited about having been able to show in an evening with other exciting creators from our graduate alma mater, Sarah Lawrence College. Photos from this showing have been added to the gallery!
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Lauren spent the weekend in Woodstock, NY with the other half of her Commuter Assembly devising partnership, Sarah. Their artistic retreat set them off in exciting directions with some new questions to explore in their work together this summer. Stay tuned for more!
Friday, December 2, 2017
Thank you to Sibyl Kempson and Dixon Place for a lovely evening of art sharing. Lauren read a portion of her new play, Thanks for Listening or the Everyday Dying of Stained Glass Shadows.
Friday, October 14, 2016
Lauren will be reading a portion of her new play, Thanks for Listening or the Everyday Dying of Stained Glass Shadows, at Dixon Place on Friday, December 2nd. She will be presenting an excerpt of this work in progress along side of four other writers sharing pieces of their exciting projects. More details to follow.
Monday, September 19th, 2016
The 4th Annual Venezuelan Film Festival closed last night at the Syndicated Bar Theatre in Brooklyn. Lauren was grateful to have been asked to be on the jury this year and deeply congratulates all the talented filmmakers that competed.
Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Lauren is very happy to be on the jury panel for the 4th Annual Venezuelan Film Festival in New York. For a line up of the films being screened during the festival and to find out how to get tickets visit the festivals website by clicking here:
Friday, September 1, 2016
Lauren is thrilled to be joining dear friends, colleagues, and menotrs as a new member of the adjunct faculty at Long Island University, CW Post.
Thursday, May 19th, 2016
After two years of incredibly fullfilling learning and growing, Lauren has graduated with her MFA from Sarah Lawrence Colege. She is incredibly grateful for her time there and the magical artists she met and learned from. She is looking forward to taking the summer to hang out with her family for a much needed break then back into the studio to keep this momentum going!
Monday, September 8, 2014
Today Lauren begins classes as a graduate student at Sarah Lawrence College, working towards her MFA in Theatre. Lauren is thrilled to be joining such an exciting and innovative graduate program and looks forward to making work with her talented new colleagues.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Performances begin tonight for Post Theatre Company's First Year Showcase, Out Loud: First Year Showcase. Performances will run April 11th to April 13th, Friday and Saturday at 7.30 and Sunday at 3pm at The Little Theatre at Long Island University, CW Post.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Lauren has begun rehearsals for Post Theatre Company's First Year Showcase at her alma mater, Long Island University, CW Post. Lauren is thrilled to be back for her fifth year to direct this exciting production! Performances will run April 11th to April 13th, Friday and Saturday at 7.30 and Sunday at 3pm.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Wishing a happy New Year to all, and a year filled with creativity, risk taking, bravery, kindness and love!
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Happy Holidays from Lauren and her family!
Friday, June 15, 2013
Lauren has arrived back in NYC from the Transit Festival in Denmark. She had a transformative experience and is looking forward to making it back to another Magdalena Festival as soon as she can!
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Lauren will be attending the Magdalena Project's Transit Festival in Holstebro, Denmark. The two week festival will be held at the renown Odin Theatre; Lauren looks forward to training and exchanging ideas with women theatre makers from around the world.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Confessions: First Year Showcase opens this evening at Long Island University, CW Post at 7.30pm, and will also run Saturday at 7.30pm and Sunday at 3pm.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Lauren has begun rehearsals for the Post Theatre Company's First Year Showcase. The show will run the weekend of April 19th - April 21st. Performances on Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm and Sunday at 3pm.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Happy Holidays and a joyous and peaceful New Year from Lauren and her family!
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